Thomas Bayley Fox, Jr."Tom"
(1839 - 1863)
Home State: Massachusetts
Command Billet: Company Officer
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
"He was the youngest son of the Rev. and Mrs. T.B. Fox. He spoke for his class at the graduation exercises of Harvard University in 1860. He proceeded to study law with John A. Andrews and received his L.L.B. from Harvard Law School in 1862". He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in Company C on 2 August 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted to 1st Lieutenant, Company K on 25 December 1862, and Captain 6 June 1863, He was wounded in action at Gettysburg on 3 July 1863, and died at home about three weeks later.
References, Sources, and other notes:
The quote above in an introduction to Fox family papers at the Massachusetts Historical Society .Basic service information from the Adjutant General's Office1. The portrait from Memorial Hall at Harvard.
|Birth Date: 02/01/1839 Place of Birth: Newburyport, MA |
College: Harvard College Graduating Year: 1860
Death Date: 07/25/1863 Death Place: Dorchester, MA
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 1, pg. 89 [AotW citation 2384]
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